Awards and Recognitions

BU Today highlights ARC Director, Dr. Alice Cronin-Golomb


Evans Center Collaborator Awards

Awards are given to individuals who have made special contributions to the efforts and progress of the Affinity Research Collaboratives (ARCs). Awardees are decided by special committee based on nominations from their ARC directors and peers and overwhelming support of the administration.

2017 Evans Center Collaborator / Affiliated ARC

Dr. Belinda Borrelli (Professor) Mobile and Electronic Health ARC

Dr. Daniel Segré (Professor)  Systems Biology Approaches to Microbiome Research ARC
















2016 Evans Center Collaborator / Affiliated ARC

Maria Kukuruzinska
Dr. Maria Kukuruzinska (Professor, Director of the Oral Cancer Research Initiative)
Etiology and Pathogenesis of Oral Cancer (EPOC) ARC



2015 Evans Center Collaborators / Affiliated ARC

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Dr. Carmela Abraham (Professor)
Dr. Kostya Kandror (Professor)
Dr. Bela Suki (Professor)
Biomedical Engineering



2014 & 2013 Evans Center Collaborators / Affiliated ARC


Louis Gerstenfeld, PhD,
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Award: Interdisciplinary Educational Mission of the Evans Center (2014)
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Barbara S. Nikolajczyk, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor of Microbiology

Award: Sex Differences in Adipose Tissue Biology and Related Metabolic Disease (2014)
Mark Grinstaff, PhD, Professor,
Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry

Award: Physical Sciences & Engineering Collaborator (2013)
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Karl J. Karlson, MD, Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Award: Clinical Collaborator (2013)
Donald Hess, MD, Chief, Section of Bariatric Surgery
Award: Clinical Collaborator (2013)


Announcing a New Evans Center Fellow Award

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The department of Medicine and its Evans Center have established a reward to recognize achievements of a successful ARC via a new Evans Center Fellow Award to support early career investigators in fields of research developed by the ARC.The Evans Center Fellow Award Report Form can be found by clicking here

2014 Evans Center Fellow / Affiliated ARC

Francesca Seta
Dr. Francesca Seta (Assistant Professor)
Molecular, Biomechanical and Genetic Mechanisms of Arterial Stiffness

2013 Evans Center Fellows / Affiliated ARC

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Dr. Tamar Aprahamian (Assistant Professor)
Sex Differences in Adipose Tissue Biology
and Related Metabolic Disease ARC
Dr. Gyungah Jun (Assistant Professor)
Protein Trafficking & Neurodegenerative Disease ARC
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Dr. Marc Liesa (Postdoctoral Associate)
Mitochondria in Health and Disease ARC
Dr. Cesar Sommer (Postdoctoral Associate)

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Presented to Katya Ravid, DSc/PhD, during the Dept of Medicine’s Annual Evans Days Award Dinner, October 17, 2013.“The Department of Medicine honors you with this Special Recognition Teaching Award. For two decades medical and graduate students have benefited from your participatory and lucid teaching inside the classroom, and generous mentorship outside of it. As a champion of interdisciplinary science, you were instrumental in designing and co-leading two highly successful interdisciplinary graduate courses. For your numerous and creative contributions to the teaching mission of the department, we honor you.”

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April 4, 2018
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